On a day like today, you might be feeling a need to do something more. If you read the headlines, then you know that Donald Trump has not made a single appointment that can be characterized as friendly to Medicare. In fact, the people he has put forth to lead in areas that impact Medicare and Social Security seem bent on destroying these programs. What do you do when it appears that the full weight and authority of the Executive Branch is against you and against programs that provide essential support for those you love
Here are some ideas:
Get to know The National Committee to Preserve Social Security an Medicare The National Committee has been doing Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid advocacy since 1982.
Sign this petition to urge congress to stop STOP Bullying Americas Working Class
There are several Medicare and Social Security petitions available. Sign those when you see them and feel free to share a link to them in the comments section.
If having a voice in Washington is something that you feel will aid in the survival of Medicare, then you may want to consider joining The National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
http://www.aarp.org/ is another organization that advocates for Social Security and Medicare. You may know of other advocacy groups. If so, please share a link in the comments section. The Republican party has made it abundantly clear that it intends to dismantle Social Security and Medicare. They control the House, the Senate and the White House. We need all the friends and allies we can gather to say #HandsOffMedicare.